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4-26-17 ONLINE ONLY Auction 720 Riverside Dr., Salisbury, MD

On-Line Only Estate Auction – Salisbury, MD

The Estate of well-known Robert Ennalls “R.E.”  Powell


Auction Held Online Only with Bidding ending April 26th, 2017 @ 5PM


Items & Property located at: 720 Riverside Drive, Salisbury, MD

Auction conducted online at


Primitives, Stoneware, Jewelry, Antique Furniture, Local Advertising, Ephemera, Vintage Toys, Bottles & more!


Personal Property Preview: Sat. 4/22 from 2 PM-4 PM and Mon. 4/24 from 4 PM-6 PM


Auctioneers Note: This sale is a massive treasure trove of more than four generations of local Salisbury and surrounding area history. The late Robert Ennalls Powell Cannon was a 1939 graduate of the University of Maryland and went on to graduate from the University of Maryland Law School where he received his law degree in 1947 and served as president of his legal fraternity. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in Europe from 1941 – 1946. He trained with “The Fighting 29th” Infantry Division, before being transferred to the Department of Defense’s Stars and Stripes daily newspaper and Yankee Magazine, published for the American troops stationed abroad. He was an elected Delegate to the Maryland House of Delegates for 12 years, from 1951 – 1962, where he proudly supported teachers’ issues and civil rights laws. He was an attorney and landlord for most of his life, a staunch supporter of the Salisbury Volunteer Fire Department and was proud to be selected as Honorary Fire Commissioner for the Salisbury Fire Dept. He has been a member of the VFW, the American Legion, and the Wicomico Presbyterian Church and the Elks Club. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers is proud to offer the estate of this well-known local icon. All items will be sold no minimum and no reserve ON-LINE ONLY!! Don’t miss a great opportunity to pay the prices you want to pay from the convenience of your home.  Did we mention this SALE IS HUGE? This is only a partial listing of what this sale has to offer. Please view the online catalog with more than 2,500 photos at


Online Bidding

Online Bidding: This is an Online Only Auction held on the Allen & Marshall website. Early Pre-Bidding will open on 14th of March 2017. You will be able to bid at any time up until the closing time for each individual items which will start at 5 PM on Wednesday 26th, 2017. 1 lot will end Approx. every 30 seconds. This Auction will feature a soft closing. If someone bids in the last minute before an item closes the bidding on that item only will be extended for 1 minute. This will give you a chance to bid again. This process will continue until one person stops bidding or doesn’t bid before the time runs out.


Directions: In downtown Salisbury, MD at the intersection of Rt. 50 and Mill St. Turn South onto Mill St. and follow for 2 Blocks. At the 2nd Traffic light at W. Carroll St. you will need to be in the right lane. Proceed to the right and merge onto Riverside Drive. Follow Riverside Drive for 0.5 miles to home on the right at the intersection of Riverside Dr. & Georgia Ave. Signs Posted. Click here for a Google Map!

Stoneware/Primitives/Bottles: “From D.J. Holloway Wholesale & Retail Liquor Dealer Salisbury, MD” four line incised primitive one gallon handled whiskey jug, beautiful stamped 2 gallon blue and gray decorated eared stoneware crock, RARE and Unique John Finzer Bros Pastime Plug Tobacco 18 pound tobacco tin with bird dog motif on exterior, horse and Jockey Scene on interior and original paper Tobacco Stamp, RARE Penn’s Natural leaf thin plug tobacco advertising tin, primitive blue and gray decorated 1 gallon crock, Redware handled pitcher, nice stamped 2 gallon primitive blue and gray decorated stoneware crock, I. Ulman I Sons Baltimore, MD 1 gallon stoneware handled whiskey jug, White Cedar Co. wooden 3 gallon hand crank cylinder butter churn, 6 gallon stoneware decorated brown and ivory pickle crock,1 ½ gallon blue and gray decorated crock, (2) Blue and white spongeware mixing bowls, Blue and white salt glaze handled pitcher with cherry and leaf motif, primitive stoneware 2 gallon cheese crock, Eagle Brand Kettle Rendered Pure Lard, Baltimore, MD double handled lard tin with lid, blue and gray decorated double eared 4 gallon pickle crock,  several primitive stoneware two gallon handled whiskey jugs, early American Indian ax/club head 7”, split Oak handled basket, blue and white banded 12” mixing bowl, primitive mice meat bucket, beautiful mid-19th Century Pennsylvania hand stitched tri-color coverlet, primitive cast iron double sided scale with weights, Thos. J. Kurdle Highlandtown, MD Pure Lard with Oleo-Stearine added brass double handled primitive lard tin with original lid, Primitive wooden strawberry tote, several 19th Cent hand sewn patchwork quilts and more!

Local Advertising and ephemera: 1939 Collin’s Richfield Service Station Phone 1171 Salisbury, MD advertising silhouette thermometer  w/ orig. paper pull out calendar, Rare Farmers and Merchants Bank of Salisbury rocket mechanical bank, Conoco Quality Salisbury, MD advertising thermometer, RARE 1898 Copy of Historical Salisbury the Metropolis of the Peninsula Compliments of the Salisbury Fire Co and Brewington Bros Salisbury, MD 1898, Rare G.C. Hanford Mfg Co. wooden general store single door merchandiser showcase display, W.F. Messick Ice Co, Salisbury, MD phone #2 advertising ice pick, Vintage Tilghman Fertilizer metal retractable measurer advertising piece, Twilleys Concrete, Salisbury, MD phone 815 figural advertising miniature concrete trowel, vintage Barnett Feed Co. Phone #3581 Salisbury, MD advertising pen knife, The Nock Coal Co. Coal, Coke, Fuel and Oil, Phone #209, Salisbury, MD vintage advertising metal wire handled dust pan, Standard Coal and Charcoal Col  Phone 4-5104 vintage metal wire handled dust pan, Vintage Coca-Cola clock dial style thermometer, Pocahontas Coal Company Dependable Quality, Phone #348 Salisbury, MD vintage metal wire handled advertising dust pan, vintage Wayne Feeds Allied Mills advertising pen knife, vintage Coca-Cola Delicious and Refreshing wooden advertising ice pick, orig antique Coca-Cola small oval tin tip tray, Vintage Jack-Master Pocket knives counter top advertising display case, vintage B. Heller & Co. Fancy Pastry Baking Powder tin, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. vintage wooden ruler, LG Qty of local Salisbury, Ocean City, and Wicomico County turn of the century post cards, Collection of vintage 1930’s University of Maryland football programs, Vintage Goble Brewery Arrow Beer tin serving tray, The 1877 Atlases and other Early Maps of the Eastern Shore of Maryland Bicentennial Edition Copy, Original Chesapeake Bay Bridge Dedication pamphlet from July 13, 1952 and 18th Annual Delmarva Chicken Festival 1965 program, (2) Purina Believes in Delmarva Grand Opening June 4th, 1952, cane  L.W. Gunby of Salisbury, MD vintage straight razor with case, Vintage A.W. Woodcock Salisbury, MD spectacles in case,  Large Qty of vintage local advertising fly swatters by Perdue, Qty of local cookbooks, Very nice selection of local books: Salisbury, Wicomico Co., Ocean City and others, and more!

Local Bottles:  More than (20) 19th Century wicker cased demijohns in amber, clear and green glass, early 19th Century bulbous amber pontled demijohn with wicker carrier circa 1820, (2) Ruth A. Gilchrist 19th Century fruit jars w/ original lids circa 1870, primitive Scott and Purnell Barbers Supplies Salisbury, MD Superior Bay Rum bottle, John M. Toulson Salisbury, MD druggist bottle, Purity Creamery Salisbury, MD milk bottle, Beardsley’s Milk Co. Denton, MD milk bottle, unique E. Bourne & Son Denby Pottery stamped ink bottle, primitive B.B. Wilcox model 17 fruit jar with wire handle and finialed glass lid patent March 26, 1867, Larrimore’s Dairy Seaford, Del milk bottle, Fairview Diary Salisbury, MD milk bottle, Homestead Dairy Farms, Salisbury, MD pint bottle, (2) Homestead Dairy Salisbury, MD quart bottles, glass railroad kerosene carrier with wooden wire handle and spout, (3) Maryland Claret L. Woolford & Co. Goshen Vineyards Princess Anne, MD wine bottles, Hopper McGaw and Co. Baltimore, MD pure grain alcohol bottle, Vintage Apple Brandy glass jar with original paper label, Nice Masons Patent Nov.30th 1858 pint fruit jar with original lid and many others!

Collectables/Glass/China: Early Swiss wooden dresser top music box with original 4 song paper play list and painted top, very Nice Weller Pottery pedestaled jardinière with figural open mouth gargoyles supporting gargoyle decorated pink and green bowl, Late 19th Century glass voting ballot box,  Late 19th Century Waterbury Clock Co. Voltaire mantel clock,  10” brass ships bell, antique miniature cast iron snapping turtle dresser ornament with lifting shell tray, “The Perfeoscope” vintage wooden stereopticon with original box of cards, pot metal horse and foal sculpture, figural cast iron fox paper weight, cast iron owl paperweight, 19th Century brass double inkwell, vintage figural teak sailboat lamp with double sail shade, Meerschaum Abraham Lincoln pipe, daguerreotype by Littlefield, Parsons Co. 1857, vintage American Machine Co. Philadelphia, PA Gem ice shaver, antique cast iron figural owl string holder, figural bull dog inkwell, (2) Wagner Ware Krusty Korn Kob Junior figural corn bread pans, lot of early local pins and ribbons to include: 1898 Salisbury, MD State Council pin, 1890’s Salisbury Fire Department Ribbon, 1899 Ocean City, MD reunion pin, 1899 Peace Jubilee Baltimore, MD pin, 1904 Brass MD pin and many others, unique figural cast iron inkwell, vintage Gregory Fount-O-Ink bakelite inkwell with pen, lot of 19th Century German tin types, cast iron hand painted figural elephant bank, Austrian blue and gold enamel double handled 16” urn, depression glass, vintage kitchen utensils, several mantel clocks and more!

Vintage Toys: “Gee-Wiz” original racing sensation horse racing metal game/toy in original box by the Wolverine Supply & Mfg Co. Pittsburg, PA, Louis Marx & Co. remote controlled Stream Line electric train in original box, unique figural Pinocchio hand crank pencil sharper, Singer child’s “Sewing Machine for the Girls” in original box with all original parts,  (2) “The Perfeoscope” vintage wooden stereopticon with original box of cards, National Washboard Little Darling Vintage wooden child’s washboard, Qty of vintage metal child’s toys to include: “Life of the Party” metal noise maker by Kirchnof products, Chein Co. noise maker, Mikuni wind up Donkey and Rider, Vintage Texaco Toy Tanker Ship in original box, (2) Vintage J. Chein metal world bank change banks, (2) Hubley Texan Jr. cap guns, Coyote gun, Wyatt Earp Holster, vintage Marx Sparking Choo-Choo metal train and track, vintage GMC Blue Bird Thoroughbred Horses truck, metal Ford F100 truck, and metal Ford Panel wagon, antique Childs Oak stenciled three drawer mirrored dresser with glove box, antique Childs Oak stenciled doll bed/cradle, antique Oak Childs single drawer over two door stenciled wash stand and more!

Jewelry and Silver: Elgin 19th Century pocket watch with 14ft gold locket fob, 10kt white gold ring with onyx stone and cameo ring, Men’s 10kt gold monogrammed ring with spread eagle design, Elgin America sterling silver women’s make-up case, Sterling rimmed table lighter, sterling silver toothpick holder, sterling top glass inkwell, Approx. (14) sterling rimmed coasters, early pattern glass perfume atomizer, Japanese crystal ink, several pocket watches, Waltham 19th Century gold plated pocket watch, (6) Vintage antique gold filled cuff bracelets, (3) Antique gold plated bangle bracelets, (3) Early Italian beaded pins, several pairs of gold and gold plated spectacles, Qty of silver and coin silver spoons, vintage ladies wire mesh purses and more!

Antique & Modern Furniture: Beautiful Victorian Walnut highly carved four drawer over four door server with beveled mirror top and very unique concealable iron safe in drawer, beautiful antique Oak four piece carved bedroom suite, very unique adjustable Victorian brass piano lamp with three tier Cherub decorated center and hand painted globe shade with hunting dog motif, Federal style ogee mantel clock with hand painted glass door, antique highly carved spindle back open arm rocker with carved dolphin fish crest, Antique Mahogany three arm adjustable wall mount hat hanger with brass ends, La-Z-Boy England collection upholstered reclining chair, Mahogany French influence open face server with single drawer, antique French provincial upholstered dining chair, antique wicker splint seat decorated foot stool, Mahogany Empire four drawer dresser with antlered mirror,  pr of mid-century modern teak stretcher base end tables, Mahogany depression era five drawer dresser with beveled antlered mirror, antique Burl Ogee mirror, white wicker four tier dome top curio, mahogany banded cocktail table, Broyhill pinstriped overstuffed lounge chair and ottoman, Victorian adjustable piano stool, Mid 19th Century Cast iron fire box w/ molded designs, Mahogany depression era six drawer dresser, La-Z-Boy two cushion pinstriped sofa, Empire Tiger Oak four drawer dresser with antlered beveled mirror, Victorian Walnut carved child’s high back bed, Victorian Walnut spoon carved double bed,  very unique mid-century modern round cocktail table with lazy susan center, Bassett Furniture Co. Cherry three piece bookcase/storage unit, Walnut Victorian Quilt rack, Victorian Walnut three drawer one door marbletop wash stand, Victorian child’s fainting couch, nearly (20) antique steamer trunks, dometop trunks, and flat top trunks and more!

Artwork: Framed print of Bird Dog by Edmund Osthaus, original watercolor of black slave girl signed Martin, antique Oil on canvas floral still life in gold gilt frame signed Jennie Lewine, antique framed landscape etching signed B. Cox, Late 19th Century original oil on canvas of Winter Scene in gold decorated framed unsigned (18”x24”), 1914 Peil Bros. Brewery framed advertisement of car and Indians, antique framed print of the Pharaohs Horses, Original Oil on Canvas oceanscape by J.H Morgan, very unique double sided Oak frame with leather dog collar accent, dog design and prints of bull dog, turn of the century hanging game scene of Drake Mallard, turn of the century hanging game scene of stringer of rockfish, Vintage framed Watermelon advertisement in very unique Oak frame with beetle bug accent and four leaf clover accent on frame, Original framed watercolor and acrylic landscape signed J.H. Roth, framed bird dog print in antique wooden frame, early hanging game scene of pair of mallard ducks, more than 100 framed pieces of artwork and more!

Special Interest: Pair of rare and unique antique brass pedestaled four arm oscillating garden sprinklers with decorated cast iron bases, rare turn of the century child’s wooden sleigh with Oak pull handle in original red paint with original tufted upholstered seat, nice figural concrete water fountain vintage 48 star American flag, very unique hammered copper lamp with leave decoration accents and brass ball in claw feet, vintage poster of Wrigley’s Field circa 1930, Rockwell Mfg. Co. Pittsburg Meter Division brass Artic-Tropic mete,  vintage shoe makers stool, Entire contents of several closets, Vintage chrome Sunbeam 12 speed mixer with bowl, Victorian Etched glass entry door panel insert, Playboy book signed by Hugh Hefner, Vintage Western Auto Supply Co. Wizard Deluxe table fan, and more!

Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 15% Buyer Premium. All property is sold “As Is, Where Is”, and All Sales are Final. Property is open to thorough public inspection. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to determine condition, age genuineness, authenticity, value or any other determinative factor. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the phone, on the internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value.

Personal Property Preview: Sat. 4/22 from 2 PM-4 PM and Mon. 4/24 from 4 PM-6 PM

Pick Up Date: Items must be picked up at the Auction Site on Saturday April 29, 2017 from 9am-12 noon. Buyer is responsible for removing all items. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraiser’s does not ship items, however shipping is available through the UPS Pack and Ship Store of Salisbury, MD or a shipper of buyer’s choice. Buyer is responsible for bringing any required manpower, tools, boxes, wrapping paper, blankets, wheel cart or dollies needed to remove your items from the property. The owners are settling on this house the following day.  Items not picked up by 12 noon on Saturday April 29th, 2017 will be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company.

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